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tes·tos·ter·one

 (tĕs-tŏs′tə-rōn′)
n.
1. A white crystalline steroid hormone, C19H28O2, produced primarily in the testes and responsible for the development and maintenance of male secondary sex characteristics.
2. Any of several synthetic compounds that mimic the physiologic activity of testosterone, used as a drug in medical treatment and a doping agent by athletes.

testosterone

(tɛˈstɒstəˌrəʊn)
n
(Biochemistry) a potent steroid hormone secreted mainly by the testes. It can be extracted from the testes of animals or synthesized and used to treat androgen deficiency or promote anabolism. Formula: C19H28O2
[C20: from testis + sterol + -one]

tes•tos•ter•one

(tɛsˈtɒs təˌroʊn)

n.
the sex hormone, C19H28O2, secreted by the testes, that stimulates the development of male sex organs, secondary sexual traits, and sperm: isolated from animal testes or produced synthetically for use in medicine.
[1930–35; testo- (comb. form of testis) + ster (ol) + -one]

tes·tos·ter·one

(tĕs-tŏs′tə-rōn′)
A steroid hormone that regulates the development of the male reproductive system and male secondary sex characteristics. The main sources of testosterone in the body are the testes. Testosterone is the most important of the hormones known as androgens.

testosterone

1. A sex hormone mainly made in the testes. It stimulates the development of male sexual characteristics and other features.
2. A sex hormone that is responsible for male sex characteristics. It is produced naturally in the testicles and is often synthesized for medical use.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.testosterone - a potent androgenic hormone produced chiefly by the testes; responsible for the development of male secondary sex characteristics
androgen, androgenic hormone - male sex hormone that is produced in the testes and responsible for typical male sexual characteristics
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tes·tos·ter·one

n. testosterona, hormona producida en el testis estimulante del desarrollo de algunas características masculinas secundarias tales como el vello facial y la voz grave;
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